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atrial fibrillation


Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news NSAIDs for heavy menstrual bleeding NSAIDs used just before and during menses reduce relative mean menstrual blood loss by about 30%, …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Iron deficiency and iron deficiency anaemia in pregnancy Iron deficiency and iron deficiency anaemia are common during pregnancy and are associated …

Tools to help pharmacists consider risk for people with AF vary and have limitations, writes Karalyn Huxhagen… who has just found a valuable new one Garfield eats CHADs for Breakfast …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Colchicine and the heart Clinical trials have demonstrated the benefits of colchicine in a range of cardiovascular conditions. Colchicine may reduce …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Cannabidiol as a Treatment for Chronic Pain In a US-based survey of 253 adults, most participants expressed a positive …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Advise non-pharmacological therapy as first line treatment for chronic insomnia Guidelines recommend non-pharmacological approaches, including cognitive behavioural therapy, as …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Effect of Marine Omega-3 Fatty Acid and Vitamin D Supplementation on Incident Atrial Fibrillation Supplementation with marine omega-3 fatty acids and/or …

Are you a pharmacist who would like to share your experiences relating to the management of AF? A study is being conducted by clinicians and researchers interested in improving the …

Ben Basger takes a look at the modifiable risk factors for stroke A recent Australian study reported that low education is associated with increased stroke risk, (BMJ Open 2018. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024070) …

Pharmacists can have a key role in atrial fibrillation, particularly in risk management, writes Brad Butt The most prevalent arrhythmia detected in clinical practice is atrial fibrillation (AF) with 2 …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  Risk Versus Benefit of Combined Aspirin and Warfarin Therapy in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation In this retrospective, cohort study …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Differences in stroke risk and cardiovascular mortality for Aboriginal and other Australian patients with atrial fibrillation Stroke risk and …